Receive accurate and reliable measured surveys for your building project

For architects, project managers, property professionals or building contractors working on complex projects or multiple locations, our measured surveyors work across the UK and internationally to provide fast, reliable and accurate data.

Get accurate data for your project


Avoid project delays with our experienced measured surveyors

Our 40 years of experience provides us with great expertise, skill and knowledge about measured surveys and building projects.

Working with us means that our expert team with relevant experience will handle your project so you can get the data needed to build an information model and focus your time on creativity or management.

We get the data right the first time and provide efficient delivery with a commitment to your working timescale. Keeping to timescales allow you to avoid rising costs, reworking your project and delays.

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Richard Griffiths, Director, Savills

The CADS team efficiently conducted a laser scan survey, ensuring minimal disruption to our operational building. The quick turnaround to provide the deliverables was impressive. I would recommend their services for any project requiring reliable and precise building data.

Read the Savills case study

Complete complex architectural projects with ease and satisfaction

For large roll-out programmes, we reliably turn around multiple site surveys and drawings. Whether we are working on construction and retail projects, or public sector schemes, we have the capability to survey historic buildings to meet Historic England’s requirements.

We also help you create, maintain and analyse asset-based information within a GIS to achieve asset management cost and efficiency savings.

Across the country, we have surveyors conducting English Housing Surveys, in partnership with the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and on behalf of the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).

Our process to get the data you need quickly

Collaboratively working with our clients allows us to develop the survey specification before undertaking complex surveys of individual buildings or large estates.

After contacting us via email or phone, we will undergo an initial consultation with you to understand your requirements. Send us through drawings and other useful project information so we can get a better idea of your project.

Within a week of contacting us, we will undergo a site visit to determine a quote or we may determine your quote based on the information given.

After the go-ahead is given, our surveyor is on-site in 2-3 weeks.


Explore CADS survey services

Our short introduction document offers an overview of our measured survey services, including:

  • Building Surveys: Essential for accurate building assessments.
  • Topographical Surveys: Key for correct land analysis.
  • 3D Laser Scanning: Provides precise data for project planning.

Download the document to understand how our services can efficiently support your project with detailed and reliable data.

View our survey guide
CADS survey services introduction document

Specific survey services for your specific needs

Complete your project efficiently and on budget with our range of complementary survey services for your specific needs.

Drone Land Survey

Get accurate results with our 3D laser and point cloud surveys

Our highly experienced surveyors will conduct 3D laser or point cloud surveys to ensure you have all the spatial information and 3D modelling you need.

Laser surveys & point clouds
Laser survey Revit® building model for BIM project by CADS

Get highly accurate Revit® building models for your BIM project

Receive highly accurate Revit® building models which ensure the success of your BIM (Building Information Model) project.

Revit® modelling
Measured building surveys

Detailed and accurate measured building surveys

Get detailed and accurate measured building surveys whether your project is in the UK or Europe.

Measured building surveys
CADS laser survey for architect BIM project

Get highly accurate surveys for your BIM project

Acquire an accurate base model for BIM projects for architects to use as the foundation for designs.

Surveys for BIM
Drone Land Surveys

Drone land surveys

Map the natural physics and features across vast sites with a fast and cost-effective UAV drone survey from CADS.

Drone Land Surveys
Topographic surveys

Get accurate topographical surveys in the UK

For your development project, receive accurate topographic surveys from our experts mapping the site, its features and topography.

Topographic surveys
GIS and asset mapping

GIS & asset mapping

We provide cost and efficiency saving in asset management by helping clients create, maintain, update and analyse asset information within a Geographic Information System (GIS).

GIS & asset information
CADS fulfill government commissioned English Housing Survey

English Housing Survey

CADS plays a key role in fulfilling the Government-commissioned English Housing Survey. This long-running survey records details about the condition of the country's housing stock.

English Housing Survey

Ready to get your project started?

Design your best work with a team of technical experts behind you by speaking to one of our surveying experts today. We’re happy to help and answer any questions! Simply fill in the form and we will get back to you.